In Tennessee, 1 in every 5 people is an ethnic or racial minority, but many don’t know if or how they are affected by health disparities.
When it comes to talking to children about abuse, starting the conversation is the most important step. Here are some do’s and don’ts when it comes to broaching the subject.
Bad health claims can look just as legitimate as the good ones online. So how can a person with no medical or scientific training know what to believe? Here’s a guide.
Colorectal cancer can be prevented or treated successfully when caught early up to 92% of the time, yet it is still the third leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. Why? “People don’t get their screenings when they should,” says colorectal surgeon Dr. Shauna Lorenzo-Rivero. It’s as simple as that.
Remembering where you parked the car is different from remembering how to tie a shoe — but why?
Humidity can affect your body in different ways. Here’s a quick guide to help you determine whether your home is too dry or too humid, and how you can change it if necessary.
For every story about someone whose health or lifestyle made them a likely candidate for a heart attack, there’s another narrative: the seemingly healthy person with no warning flags who had one.
Most of the 19% of Americans who smoke would like to quit for good, however nicotine is extremely addictive. But quitting can be done. Here is some advice on how to get through the tough times.
In the last 40 years, cervical cancer has declined by more than 50% because of the pap test, yet 15% of Tennessee women still don’t get screened. Here’s what a screening entails and why you should get one.
Family history can tell you a lot about how to stay healthy. We may be able to suppress bad genes or activate good ones if we practice healthy habits. The first step to using that knowledge to your advantage: creating a family medical history.